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Grateful Dead Live at Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds on 1983-09-24


Topics Live concert


Alabama Getaway-> Promised Land, They Love Each Other, Me & My Uncle, Mexicali Blues, Bird Song, Hell In A Bucket, Deep Elem Blues-> Looks Like Rain-> Day Job China Cat Sunflower-> I Know You Rider, Women Are Smarter, Ship of Fools, Truckin'-> Drums-> Uncle John's Band-> Throwing Stones-> Not Fade Away-> Brokedown Palace, E: Finiculi Finicula, E: One More Saturday Night


Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds
Location Watsonville, CA

Source FOB-AUD(Neuman KM-84’s>Sony TC-D5)>MC>C>DAT>CDR

Notes

FOB-AUD(Neuman KM-84Âs>Sony TC-D5)>MC>C>DAT>CDR; seeded to etree by Tim Wiley

Reviews

Reviewer: Pinetarjunky - - February 15, 2012
Subject: To aud, or not to aud.
I have to say I typically hate audience tapes. However, this audience version is so clean that it's the closest soundboard quality I've heard yet. 5 stars for sound quality.
Reviewer: utopian - - October 17, 2010
Subject: strong show
this one sounds very good.

The Deep Ellum is so Funky, and Brokedown is on the all time list.

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the other source has a sbd first set, and this wonderful source for the second set.
Reviewer: jelloboy22 - - June 13, 2009
Subject: smokin!
Just came back from watching dirt track racing at Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds(aka Watsonville Speedway)and put this on when I got home and the magic began!!This is a special show all the way through played in a magical place...Please Enjoy

P.S.the high treble mellows out a bit after the Alabama or you just get used to it I guess-either way this show is a true gem:-))
Reviewer: dead-freak - - January 12, 2007
Subject: Best Audience sound on this site
The second set was on my wish list since hearing the first almost twenty years ago. The sound is in your ear! A funky danceable China>Rider and an intense Truckin' make this essential dead
Reviewer: steve wojtak - - August 26, 2006
Subject: First California Show
This was my 1st CA show after being on the East Coast and after 2 years in Japan - Thought it was awesome. Drove from San Diego and was not disappointed.
Reviewer: hampshirehead - - May 3, 2005
Subject: bad recording
i think some of these reviewers are still at the show....i just downloaded the first song and i have to say it sounds like a 10 year old cassette that has been sitting in the hot sun....pretty much terrible quality...wouldn't bother with it
Reviewer: Samcigar - - January 22, 2005
Subject: Great Show
It was a sunny day, they played in a baseball field if I remember. I had just seen them in Ventura, and this was a wonderful show, prehaps even stronger. I brought a friend of mine and he was more impressed with Bobby than Jerry. Bobby played very well that day. Cd quality is great. This is one you want.
Reviewer: DHSID - - June 23, 2004
Subject: GD Picinic
This was a sunny day in Santa Cruz mountains. This had a big family picnic feel to it. My first show (of many).

I don't know if it was the roses, but the sky was yellow and the sun was blue. The highlights of the show were Birdsong, Uncle John's Band and Brokedown Palace.
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